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Commissioners rezone 39 acres

New zoning designation allows for one home per acre

PASCO — Franklin County commissioners this morning unanimously approved the rezoning of more than 39 acres of agriculture land near the Columbia River during a quasi-judicial hearing this morning, April 27.

The parcel at 6503 Columbia River Road, near the end of Ridgeview Drive, was rezoned from Agriculture Production-20 to rural Residential Community-1. The new designation allows for one home to be built per acre.

The county Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval of the zoning change at its March 30 meeting.

The rezoning was requested by property owners Sam and Meredith Harker, records show.

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